• Exploring the Polar Regions

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    During 1328–1333, he sailed along the South China Sea and visited many places in Southeast Asia and reached as far as South Asia, landing in Sri Lanka and India. By his teenage years, he became a seaman and took part in voyages to England and Ireland with Portuguese mariners. After arriving at Itokawa, Hayabusa studied the asteroid's shape, spin, topography, color, composition, density, and history. A printer friendly version of the calendar is also available. Synge seafaring, which was never congenial to Arabs. "Hateful was the dark blue sky, Vaulted o'er the dark blue sea; Sore task to heart, worn out by many wars; And eyes grown dim with gazing on the pilot stars."
  • Historical Atlas of Expeditions

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    But Pliny has news of land beyond the Elbe. The name Bangweolo is applied to the great mass of water, though I fear that our English folks will bogle at it or call it Bungyhollow. The 1743 map of West Africa should be studied for its illustrations as well as its geographic interpretation of the slave trade. (6 pages, excluding the map.) How do the authors interpret the slave trade as a human, political, or economic institution?
  • Explorers and Discoverers: Who's Who? (Who's Who)

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    The first printed books were religious in nature, as were most medieval books. The image is made up of eight photos taken on September 11, 2012, by MAHLI and is used to check that the instrument is operating correctly. Lawrence. 1487 Bartholomew Diaz reached 1562 - 67 Voyages of The Cape of Good Hope. In the final paragraph of his report, Vanderburg (1939) reemphasized that "sedimentary gold deposits d o not possess easily recognizable indications" and would have been passed over in former years by prospectors who depended largely on panning.
  • Lewis & Clark (Exp-New) (Explorers of the New Worlds)

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    In 161 ce, according to Chinese records, an “embassy” came from the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius to the emperor Huan-ti, bearing goods that Huan-ti gratefully received as “tribute.” Ptolemy, however, did not know of these voyages: he swept his peninsula of Colmorgo (Malay) southwestward to join the eastward trend of his coast of Africa, thus creating a closed Indian Ocean. Hunger and grief had added to his misery, and in his sand-hut he died.
  • The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Documenting U.S. History)

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    Narvaez, the commander of the little fleet, soon after parted company with Cabeza, and was lost. Some were burial sites of honored leaders. But his heart was in Africa, and a few years later he started off again to reach Timbuktu. Despite foggy weather, "hard gales, and a rolling sea," he made his way steadily south. In mid July Chirikov sighted land southeast Alaska. He was a pioneer in the oil and mining industries whose vision was instrumental in the success of Lundin Petroleum and many other companies in the natural resource sectors.
  • 12 Ancient Mysteries (Scary and Spooky)

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    Indeed, he had spent twenty-three years of his own life labouring toward this end. I like using Freezer Paper from the grocery store along one wall in my schoolroom. On his second, he followed the St Lawrence to the Iroquoian townships of Stadacona ( Québec ) and Hochelaga ( Montréal ). A tube, capped at one end, contained gunpowder. Voyages is a mesmerizing visual record of some of the most significant, and beautiful, discoveries in the history of natural science exploration.
  • To the Ocean Deep (Great Expeditions)

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    Offering exceptional value, these telescopes feature portable yet powerful designs with ample optical performance to excite any newcomer to the world of amateur astronomy. They are extremely generous with their possessions and by the same token covet the possessions of then; friends and expect the same degree of liberality. ... There they established a colony named Vineland (meaning fertile region) and from that base sailed along the coast of North America, observing the flora, fauna, and native peoples.
  • The Travels of John and Sebastian Cabot (Explorers and

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    Your plaster volcano will really erupt with bubbly, fizzy "lava"! The Sudan/Kenya dispute over the Ilemi Triangle area, for example, is adjacent to the Lokichar discoveries. During the journey, they had discovered the Ellsworth Mountains. There were practical calendar reasons of course but there was more to it than that. The sea was still very rough, "for the winter of that country was setting in," and even the pilot suggested turning back to take refuge for a time.
  • The Exploration of the North and South Poles (Explorers

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    Most notably, the French engaged in the highly profitable fur trade, setting up trading outposts throughout Newfoundland, Maine, and regions farther west. In the metropolitan area of Sydney there are close to 5,000 Aboriginal sites. During a journey to the oasis of Tafilit, in the Sahara, he was attacked by the leaders of the caravan he had joined, robbed, severely wounded and left as dead by the maurauders.
  • Explorer (Eyewitness Books)

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    In 2004, the C-NLOPB released a Flemish Pass Basin hydrocarbon resource assessment, calculating that it contained 1.7 billion barrels (at 50 per cent probability) with expected field sizes ranging from 44 million to 528 million barrels. “The key to successful exploration is the presence of source rocks, and I believe that these basins are on the ‘Jurassic Superhighway’ that extends from Nova Scotia to the Grand Banks and the Flemish Pass, and across the Atlantic to the Irish Sea and the Porcupine Basin,” Enachescu says.